Third Annual AutoZone Motor Show attracts visitors from across Gauteng

The third Annual AutoZone Motor Show, held on Saturday 26 May, attracted visitors from across Gauteng. AutoZone, in partnership with Tiger Wheel & Tyre, displayed a variety of products. The show was a success and was attended by over 5 000 people. The event included brands such as GUD, LUK, Gabriel, Safeline, Bosch, RAM, Henkel, Shield,…

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Taxi driver in fatal accident found not guilty after “sneezing fit” caused accident

We find many distractions on the road – and one which we have all experienced is when we sneeze and our eyes close for a brief moment. But what if that is more than just a once-off sneeze? We have come across a very interesting story in the Daily Mail which we would like to…

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Group of men thrown out of Kruger National Park for drunkenness

A group of men has been thrown out of the Kruger National Park because of drunkenness, the park said on Monday. Spokesman William Mabasa said four men travelling in a minibus arrived at the park’s Phalaborwa Gate, in Limpopo, on Sunday. “They told the security officials that they were there to visit an employee who…

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Research reveals that satellite navigation systems need to keep it simple for drivers

It appears that technology is often developing too fast for the human brain – and so too for the average driver! We now find the best navigation systems in our cars and our handheld devices -but can we understand what to do and are we capable of doing that? A regular visitor to the Arrive…

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Even the most skilled bikers should not neglect safety on the road!

A regular visitor to the Arrive Alive website emailed the above photo with the title “Bikers who can…”” along with the following description: NEW 8-SEATER MPV!! Fresh air ventilation system One-wheel drive Economical 250 cc motor A bit tricky when cornering Easy entry and exit! Made in Taiwan Of concern should however be the lack…

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Obey the 100km/h permit on public transport and midi-bus vehicles!

Question: I have the following question that I hope you can help me with. We have a mining site in Alexanderbaai but most of staff stay in the Kimberley region. We have our own Iveco bus that transports our own staff from Kimberley to Alexanderbaai and back every week. The Iveco bus can transport 22…

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Follow this checklist to avoid tyre failure on the road

Yesterday we shared a story titled “N3 Taxi tyre blow out causes crash” on the Accidents Blog. Terence Teixeira from the Matrix Road Safety Association, said nine of the occupants of the taxi sustained moderate to severe injuries and were transported to hospital. No other vehicles were fortunately involved in the collision. Teixeira warns motorists…

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